Senior Financial Close Accountant (FTC)

Posted 2024年03月12日 00:09
Salary £60000 - £70000 per annum
LocationCity of London
Discipline 金融
ReferenceMB21453
Contact NameMark Brown

Job description

A global (re)insurance business operating in the Lloyd's and London Insurance Market are looking for an experienced Insurance Accountant to cover a parental leave in the team for 12 months.

Working in a small team, the role is responsible for various technical accounting and control tasks related to the monthly and quarterly financial close process. The team is responsible for the accounting processes required to produce the underwriting results of the Syndicate and Company operations including premiums, claims, reinsurance and acquisition costs. This includes the production of schedules and reconciliations associated with the close process and the operation of appropriate financial controls. The role will work closely with other functions including Reserving Actuaries, Reinsurance and other Finance functions. The role also assists with projects and initiatives to develop and enhance financial systems and processes.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Knowledge and experience of insurance technical accounting
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or qualified by experience
  • Experience of Workday or similar general ledger system
  • Knowledge of sub ledger accounting systems
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and explain technical issues
  • Ability to build relationships with other functional areas of the business
  • Ability to work with large datasets in a variety of formats (Excel, SQL, Alteryx)